Steven Winn

Steven Winn is a San Francisco based free-lance writer and critic and frequent City Arts & Lectures interviewer. His work has appeared in Art News, California, Humanities, Manhattan, Symphony Magazine and The San Francisco Chronicle.

Articles By This Author

Steven Winn - October 11, 2021

Vital contemporary works inspired by street art set the stage for a fresh reading of Beethoven’s Seventh.

Steven Winn - August 6, 2021

This second entry in ABS’s summer festival reveals both the pinnacles and pitfalls of reinterpreting the master.

Steven Winn - June 28, 2021

Jake Heggie and Gene Sheer’s moving chamber work addresses Nazi persecution of homosexuals.

Steven Winn - June 22, 2021

The young violinist traces a history of American music from George Gershwin to Florence Price on his debut album.

Steven Winn - June 7, 2021

This freshly imagined production packs an emotional wallop that transcends the limits of the small screen.

Steven Winn - May 17, 2021

The company’s annual Snapshot Festival provided a look at works in development, and also a preview of what the summer festival at the Bruns Amphitheater will be like.

Steven Winn - May 9, 2021

Only a few could witness it live, but the orchestra’s return to Davies was a vibrant reminder of what we’ve been missing.

Steven Winn - April 11, 2021

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County hosts violinist Philippe Quint in a tribute to the artist who transformed tango. Streaming through April 13.

Steven Winn - April 5, 2021

Accompanied by pianist Craig Terry, the powerhouse soprano shows her formidable chops in an intimate “at home” recital for Cal Performances.


Steven Winn - April 3, 2021

LCCE’s new recording elicits the transcendent spirit of Olivier Messiaen’s timeless composition.